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Wave City Care: Shine Program

Our Shine program helps quip girls with the abilities to identify themselves as valuable with much to contribute to society, develop decision making and problem solving skills, understand they can have a positive influence in their world, and to identify personal desires and strengths to motivate them to set and achieve personal goals.

Part of our program offers a session in which girls make dream collages from magazines. A dream collage is a visual representation of one’s hopes and dreams and is a powerful tool that can inspire, strengthen, and encourage girls to discover their dreams and desires. With this, we have girls hone in on the concept “if you knew you could not fail, what would you do?”. We are always in need for magazines to help sustain this valuable part of our program.

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501(c)(3) charity

Virginia Beach, VA

Serving: Girls in from grades 5th through 12th

Needs: 50 magazines per month, year round

Magazines Requested: Girls teen, Career, National Geographic, Fashion, Home, Family, Women, Seventeen, Redbook, Teen Vogue, Self, Good Housekeeping, Home Journal, Ellle, Homes & Garden

  • Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Org (HERO)

    501(c)(3) charity
    Greensboro, AL
    Serving the following number of monthly readers by age:
    Young (5 – 8yrs): 50
    Youth (9-13yrs): 20
    Teens (13-19yrs): 50
    Parents (20-45yrs): 50
    Grandparents (45yrs +): 50
    Magazines Requested: Education or travel magazines

  • Crittenton Women’s Union

    501(c)(3) Charity
    Boston, MA
    Serving Mothers from age 19-40 and children from infant to 5 years old. Most of the children are between 1 and 2.5 years of age.
    Needs: New or recycled magazines for 58 mother and 52 children.
    Magazines Requested: Magazines appropriate for children and toddlers. Magazines about nature, fashion, beauty, exercise. African American specific and Latina specific magazines. Any general women’s interest magazines.

  • Project Shoe Box

    Foster Care, Care Packages
    40 male and females age 5-18
    Wauwatosa, WI, USA
    Needs: 40 Magazines
    Any Magazines

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